Essay about Psa Crash
Mid-Air of PSA Flight 182 and its Impacts on U.S. Aviation
Utah Valley University
This paper reviews the tragic mid-air crash of PSA flight 182 and Cessna N7711G a Cessna 172 over San Diego and its resulting FAA rules and regulation changes, and their affect on the U.S. aviation industry. PSA Flight 182’s mid-air resulted in the most sweeping FAA changes to airspace to date. The FAA rules and regulation changes was a success in preventing similar mid-airs of this type.
On September 25, 1978, I was a 16-year-old inspiring young pilot going to high school within 10 miles of San Diego’s Lindbergh International Airport. It was about …show more content…
The FAA’s rules, regulations, and procedures instituted because of this horrific accident to insure that this type of accident would never happen again are as follows: The FAA immediately implemented a Terminal Radar Service Area at Lindbergh Field. The FAA issued new safety regulations requiring all unscheduled small commuter aircraft, charter and on demand, air taxis to be piloted by certified ATP licensed pilots and their aircraft to be equipped